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Cowpoke Beans

Categories: Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

The kids will rush to the table on nights when you serve this flavorful bean dish.

Serves: Serves: 4 (full 3/4 cup)


  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 3/4 cups (one 14 1/2-ounce can) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup (one 8-ounce can) Hunt's Tomato Sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar Twin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 10 ounces (one 16-ounce can) pinto beans, rinsed and drained

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  1. In a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, sauté onion for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in undrained stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili seasoning, Brown Sugar Twin, and black pepper. Add pinto beans. Mix well to combine.
  3. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY WITH THE KIDS IN MIND by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 1998 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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